Category Archives: University of Toronto

Scientists to provide update on the search for gravitational waves

Toronto, ON– Media are invited to view a live webcast at the University of Toronto (U of T) as the National Science Foundation brings together scientists from Caltech, MIT, and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration this Thursday at 10:30 a.m. (EST) … Continue reading

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U of T study finds many fitness trackers vulnerable to monitoring

Toronto, ON – Today, researchers announce the release of a new report describing major security and privacy issues in several leading wearable fitness tracking devices and accompanying mobile applications. The research examined offerings by Apple, Basis, Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone, Mio, … Continue reading

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Panel discussion on technology, human rights, & international security in the 21st century

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday, February 2, at the Munk School of Global Affairs, please join us for a panel discussion on the intersection between digital technology, human rights and international security in the 21st century, featuring Ramzi Jaber, Timothy … Continue reading

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Rotman students excel in business ethics and sustainability case competitions

Toronto, ON – The New Year has started off with two victories in case competitions this month for students at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. On January 14, a team of Rotman Master of Finance students won … Continue reading

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Canada’s leading Indigenous Health Conference returns to discuss inequities and solutions for Indigenous populations

Toronto, ON – The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, Continuing Professional Development is hosting the 2nd Biennial Indigenous Health Conference at the Hilton Meadowvale, May 26-27, 2016. This year, the conference will focus on how we can work together … Continue reading

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New research by Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance provides roadmap for better infrastructure planning, explores causes of persistent cost overruns

Toronto, ON – Cost overruns and schedule delays on municipal infrastructure projects are predictable – and in some cases avoidable – according to new research released today by the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) at the Munk School of … Continue reading

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Close to 40% of formerly suicidal Canadians subsequently achieve complete mental health

TORONTO, ON – Close to 40% (38%) of formerly suicidal Canadians have reached a state of complete mental health, not only being free of symptoms of mental illness, suicidal thoughts or substance abuse in the preceding year, but also reporting … Continue reading

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U of T ranks No. 1 in Canada, 19th globally: Times Higher Education

Toronto, ON – Times Higher Education magazine today named U of T the top university in Canada and 19th globally in its 2015-2016 World University Rankings. “These results demonstrate the University of Toronto’s stature as Canada’s top university and as one of the world’s … Continue reading

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U of T researchers contribute to award-winning NFB series exploring the universe within highrise apartments

Toronto, ON – Two University of Toronto researchers played a key role in creating the final instalment of the award-winning “HIGHRISE” documentary series, released today by the National Film Board. From hours spent on Skype connecting with loved ones far away … Continue reading

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Former Canadian ambassador to China David Mulroney appointed president of the University of St. Michael’s College

TORONTO, ON  – The Collegium of the University of St. Michael’s College is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David Mulroney (7T8), as the 7th president and vice-chancellor of the University of St. Michael’s College (USMC).  Mr. Mulroney, who … Continue reading

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